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These are the mascots to the winter olympics this year

 "Neve": she is a gentle, kind and elegant snowball; "Gliz": he is a lively, playful ice cube. They are the two symbolic characters of the XX Olympic Winter Games. They complement each other and personify the very essence of winter sports.
http://www.olympic.org/uk/games/tori...ascotte_uk.asp

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 What's wrong? Also, Ice VI is the most common form of solidified water on the planet, which the winter season is characterized throughout the free world.

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 Quote by Pengwuino These are the mascots to the winter olympics this year http://www.olympic.org/uk/games/tori...ascotte_uk.asp Need I say more?

What, that supposed to be a sex chromosome? Alright, I'd do her

But then again, you probably think too much.. its just a whatchamacallit a logo!

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 Quote by cronxeh What, that supposed to be a sex chromosome?
That's exactly the first thing that came to my mind too when I saw them...chromosomes! I wonder how much they paid an artist to come up with those characters? But, hey, it takes guts to call a stick figure a mascot!

 Quote by Moonbear I wonder how much they paid an artist to come up with those characters?
Artist ?

These figures were not created by a child ?

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 Would you like a nuke, firebomb or just plain old saturation bombing? $10 million apiece, in cash with half up front. Recognitions: Gold Member Science Advisor Staff Emeritus  Quote by marlon Artist ? These figures were not created by a child ? marlon Nope, apparently the creator is a 38-yr old. I wonder what the other entries looked like if this was the winner of the competition? (I hadn't followed the link before to see that it was a competition.) If it was a contest among school children, I'd understand and consider it more sweet than lame, but since it was not done by children...  Quote by Dawguard Would you like a nuke, firebomb or just plain old saturation bombing?$10 million apiece, in cash with half up front.

how can we be certain that you actually can execute this job ? What are your credentials ?

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 Quote by marlon how can we be certain that you actually can execute this job ? What are your credentials ? marlon
Well...as for credentials you'll have to take my word for it. They revoked my security clearence after I used a nuclear warhead to keep my pizza warm. As such I no longer have acess to the necessary documents to prove it. Trust me, Torino will burn if you pay me the $10 million HAHAHAHAHAAAA  Darned it we need a PENGUIN as the mascot for the Olympics.  Quote by Dawguard Well...as for credentials you'll have to take my word for it. They revoked my security clearence after I used a nuclear warhead to keep my pizza warm. As such I no longer have acess to the necessary documents to prove it. Trust me, Torino will burn if you pay me the$10 million HAHAHAHAHAAAA
Just hold on a while. Ok, forget about the credentials. Tell me, what was your latest score ? At what age did you begin "bombing" ? Why did you chose this line of work ? I want a complete psychological overview.

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 Quote by marlon Just hold on a while. Ok, forget about the credentials. Tell me, what was your latest score ? At what age did you begin "bombing" ? Why did you chose this line of work ? I want a complete psychological overview. marlon
My bombing career began when I saw Dr. Strangelove at nineteen years old. I immediatly joined the Air Forces's nuclear weapons division as a satteliete systems operator. Over time I was transferred to transportation and testing. Shortly after that they found me using the warhead to keep pizza warm and gave me a dishonourable discharge. Ever since then I've taken up the hobby of collecting different types of bombs. It's just a hobby, but I figured I might put some of my more redundant pieces to work. Sure, it's an expensive hobby but I've managed to get funding from various groups. I'm not sure who they are, I think they're charities that fund various collecters. They're nice, generous people.
 Omg those are retarded! Shame on whoever created those.....I thought Italians were supposed to be good artists.

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 Quote by Moonbear That's exactly the first thing that came to my mind too when I saw them...chromosomes! I wonder how much they paid an artist to come up with those characters? But, hey, it takes guts to call a stick figure a mascot!
OK, those are totally chromosomes. And they are crossing over!!

They make a big deal about the artist and his inspiration..
 The mascots were born from the pencil of Pedro Albuquerque, a 38-year old Portuguese designer who won the international competition launched by the Organising Committee for the Olympic Games in Turin (TOROC) on 25 March 2003. He was inspired by his passion for water and the incredible shapes this element takes on when it is transformed into snow or ice; by his research into the Italian spirit and the places hosting the Olympic Games; by the Olympic values; and by the technical characteristics of the various sporting disciplines of the Games...
.. but then Pedro said, "meh", got drunk, and drew the logo.

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 Quote by Math Is Hard OK, those are totally chromosomes. And they are crossing over!!

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 Quote by scorpa Omg those are retarded! Shame on whoever created those.....I thought Italians were supposed to be good artists.
Oh let's be realistic. It is obvious this masterpiece was inspired by such greats as Da Vinci and his works.

 Quote by Math Is Hard OK, those are totally chromosomes. And they are crossing over!!
Chiasma!!!

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